Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Keep it simple. Made with the basics. Use fresh when you have it, then make do.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté celery in butter.
  2. Blend in flour.
  3. Gradually add tomato juice; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Sprinkle with additional cheese, if desired.
Most Helpful

This is a nice tasty soup, easy to make, and it is a good basic recipe to fool around with as well. I added some kale to mine, and left out the parmesan because I had none. The soup was a touch too sour for me, so I also added a teaspoon of brown sugar. Will try the parmesan next time.

lortle September 11, 2004